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Prof Pierce CHOW

Senior Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

Co-Director (Surgical), Comprehensive Liver Cancer Clinic,
National Cancer Centre Singapore

• Speaker, Oncology, and Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Plenary, 17 Sep 2021

• Speaker, Radiological Sciences and Surgery Symposium, 18 Sep 2021


Prof Pierce Chow is Senior Consultant and Co-Director (Surgical) at the Comprehensive Liver Cancer Clinic at NCCS and Senior Consultant Surgeon at the Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre, Singapore. He is concurrently Professor and Program Director at Duke-NUS Medical School.
Prof Chow has researched extensively on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In 1997, he co-founded the Asia-Pacific HCC Trials Group and has been the protocol chair of 8 multi-national studies. For improving clinical outcomes with his research on HCC, he was conferred the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award in 2012. In 2016, Prof Chow was awarded the NMRC Translational-Clinical Research Grant for the National Flagship Program in Liver Cancer and in 2017 he received funding from Biomedical Research Council (BMRC) for the multi-institutional PuRPOSE Program to develop a patient-specific diagnostic and predictive platform to improve treatment of HCC. In 2020, he was awarded by A*STAR to lead a nationwide cohort study to develop diagnostics for early detection of HCC in high-risk patients.